FOUR Bridge House College students on Friday, 19th May, 2017 received the prestigious British Council Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for coming Top in the entire country in A’ Level Physics, Business and Economics at the June 2016 Cambridge A Level Examination; they are: ABEGUNDE, Olamide Opeyemi, (Physics) currently studying at Loughborough University, UK, OGUNLANA, Damilola Raufia, (Business), is at Unilag, Nigeria, YUSUF, Olumuyiwa Oluwatimilehin, (Economics) is at Babcock University, Nigeria, while DAMBO, Nimibio Adeboye, (Physics) is studying at Sheffield University, U.K.
The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards celebrates exceptional performance and success of learners taking Cambridge examinations in over 40 countries around the world.
Speaking on the awards, the College Administrator of the college, Ms Carmen Latty attributed the feat to BHC’s commitment to excellence and adherence to high standard of education.
She said “Bridge House College is undoubtedly the foremost Sixth Form College in Nigeria which competes favourably with similar institutions anywhere in the world. With the existence of world class facilities and quality academic and administrative staff body, we provide a solid foundation which forges our students into unstoppable goal driven individuals.”
One of the recipients of the award, Muyiwa Yusuf in a statement said
“One can never underestimate the feeling of success, it feels good to be celebrated after months of studying hard. It is a great honour to be a recipient of the‘Outstanding Cambridge Learner Award’ for excellent performance in the June 2016 A ‘Level Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).
I would like to thank Bridge House College for the awesome platform given to me to achieve excellent grades in the exams.
Choosing Bridge House college for my A ‘Levels education remains one of the best decisions I have ever made. From world class facilities to high quality teachers, we were provided with a great environment to actualize our dreams”.
Mrs. Omowunmi Fatodu, Head of Marketing, Bridge House College, at a press briefing stressed that it’s not the first time that BHC students will be taking the lead and receiving accolades for exceptional performance. She said, “We have once again kept to our words and exemplify our tag line, “Knowledge For Success”. Last year, a reasonable number of our students obtained full merit scholarship to study abroad; including the famous Serena Omolamai who got a $50,000 worth scholarship and was admitted into 10 top ranked universities in the America”.
“Yet another success story in our 13 years of redefining what success truly means in the Education Sector in Nigeria” she added.
The inaugural ceremony, organised by the British Council held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos to honour superlative performance of Nigerian students at the Cambridge International Examinations for the 2015/2016 session. The Country Director, British Council, Connie Price congratulated recipients of the award and charged them to continue to explore the world, learn and achieve greatness in their academic pursuit.